Service Learning Courses in Economics

ECO 103 - Personal Money Management | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

ECO 103 - Personal Money Management

A very practical course which teaches you how to create a financial plan to realize goals, such as home ownership and early retirement. By taking this course, you will learn how to avoid credit trouble, save money on automobile purchases, and buy a desirable home. You will also learn how to protect yourself from financial disaster through the purchase of the lowest cost and safest insurance policies. Finally, you will learn how to make your money grow by investing in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Using the techniques you learn in this class will allow you to plan, save, and spend wisely so you and your family will enjoy a better way of life. Three class hours.

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

Service Project 103-CC1

Students in this course have the option of  choosing a service project working with the CASH- Creating Assets Savings and Hope program.  Students may opt to be a tax preparer, tax advisors or front desk managers.  Students who choose this option will receive full training in the preparation of taxes, and will work weekly at a preparation site in the city of Rochester.  (20 hours- Option)